Allium Summer Drummer
Allium Summer Drummer
Allium Summer Drummer

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Allium Summer Drummer

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  • Reaching up to 150 cm (60in) high, the huge ball shaped blooms have hundreds of purple and white florets
  • Bees and butterflies will flock to these charming, fragrant perennials
  • Adds impressive architectural structure to any spring garden year after year

How many plants do I need? Recommend spacing 10 cm.

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About Allium Summer Drummer

Award winning Allium Summer Drummer is one of the tallest and most dramatic of the ornamental onions available. The huge, grapefruit sized spheres reach up to 30 cm (8in) across and are made up of hundreds of fragrant, star-shaped florets of purple and white. Each globe sits atop a sturdy green stem reaching as high as 150 cm (60 in) that over time, gradually turns a maroon colour. These showstopping perennials give gardens impactful architectural structure, especially when planted en masse towards the back of mixed borders. Known for attracting butterflies, bees and other pollinators, Allium Summer Drummer naturalizes easily and will come back year after year.

  • Blooms in
    Blooms in Late Spring, Early summer
  • Height
    Height 120-150 cm (48-60 in)
  • Packaged
    Packaged Holland
  • Hardiness Zone
    Hardiness Zone 3-9
  • Light Requirements
    Light Requirements Full sun
  • Bulb size
    Bulb size 10/12 cm
  • Spacing
    Spacing 10-13 cm (4-5 in)
  • Origin
    Origin Holland
  • Watering
    Watering Moderate
  • Usage
    Usage Container Garden, Cut Flower, Fragrant Garden, Medicinal, Garden Bed
  • Plant Characteristics
    Plant Characteristics Pollinator Friendly, Fragrant, Deer Resistant, Outdoor
  • Winterization
    Winterization Yes
  • Plant Life Cycle
    Plant Life Cycle Perennial

How to Grow Alliums

Planting Alliums

  • Plant these bulbs in fall.
  • If you cannot plant your bulbs right away store them in a cool, dry, dark location, like a basement.
  • These bulbs need full sun and they do best in well-drained soil.
  • Plant them with the pointy end up about 13 cm (5 in) deep and 10 to 13 cm (4 to 5 in) apart.
  • Water thoroughly after planting.

Growing Alliums

  • Plant them in groups for best effect.
  • Alliums are displayed at their loveliest when placed among perennial plants in the border. The tall alliums in particular are very impressive when towering up above lower growing plants or ground covers.
  • Most species bloom in early summer - just after the spring-flowering period and just before the exuberant full bloom of summer.

Alliums Care

  • These bulbs are deer resistant and work great in areas where deer or rodents are a problem.
  • Alliums are great as cut flowers and will remain beautiful for a long time, even as dried flowers.

Winterizing Alliums

  • After flowering, the leaves should be allowed to die down. The leaves will gather sunlight and provide nourishment for next year’s show.
  • It is helpful to fertilize the bulbs through winter and also as the foliage dies down in summer.
  • These bulbs come back for several years.


Holland is where the garden party never stops! Renowned for its rich horticultural tradition and expertise, Holland is a flower-power paradise. Synonymous with vibrant blooms and top-tier bulbs, 80% of the world’s bulb cultivation has roots in Holland. Before our bulbs set sail on their global adventure, we conduct meticulous checks for size and disease. So, gear up to cultivate Dutch flower charm in your own garden!


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